Innovations Against Poverty 2

Supporting innovative local SMEs

A specialised enterprise challenge fund, with the mandate to identify and support innovative inclusive businesses towards scale.

Partners

SIDA
SNV
IB Sweden

Expertise

Inclusive Innovation
Marketing and Distribution
Financial Inclusion
Digital Innovation
Women Entrepreneurship

Sectors

Food and Agriculture
Renewable Energy
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Markets

Ethiopia
Uganda
Cambodia
Zambia

Timeline

2016 to 2023

Supporting entrepreneurs on innovation, marketing and distribution

Bopinc provides the IAP selected entrepreneurs with inclusive innovation through activities like design sprints, concept and value proposition development, prototyping and piloting. Support is also provided around marketing and distribution. This includes activities like developing cost-effective marketing strategies, behaviour change and marketing campaigns and last mile distribution strategies.

Impact

Providing retailers with an
additional source of income

20 Companies supported

With advice on innovation, marketing and distribution

20 Innovative products

Have a wider reach and are commercially viable for scale

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Timeline

Project milestones

Discover

Needs assessment and selection

Define

Co-creation of support plans

Develop

Customised support to companies

Deliver

Evaluation and recommendations for scale